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Hotel Occupancy Tax

Short-Term Rental Registration(s)/Renewal(s)

SPI Code of Ordinances: Chapter 11, Article XII - Short Term Rentals

To apply for a STR permit, the owner or agent will need to have 1.) A MuniServices account number, 2.) Texas Taxpayer ID, and 3.) The CCAD Property ID. Note: to get a Texas Taxpayer ID, you must fill out the "Texas Questionnaire for Hotel Occupancy Tax", and send the questionnaire to Austin via USPS.

Please contact us by phone at (956) 761-8382 or email hottax@myspi.org to speak with someone or setup an appointment regarding City requirements for short-term rentals.

If you have a rental property manager, please contact your agent to ensure they have completed the registration process for you.

Have multiple properties and want to speed up your registration(s)/renewal(s)? Take advantage of the new auto-complete data fields. These can be configured on account creation or if you already have an account by clicking on the Profile link in your My Account section and filling out the information related to property registration. Once saved these fields will automatically fill in when registering a new property or upon renewal.

You must log in to register or renew a property. If you do not have an account you may create one.

DISCLAIMER. USE OF THE SAMPLE SHORT TERM VACATION RENTAL AGREEMENT. IT IS NOT MANDATORY, NOR IS IT REQUIRED BY CITY ORDINANCE. IT IS MERELY OFFERED AS A SAMPLE AGREEMENT. YOU SHOULD CONSULT WITH YOUR OWN ATTORNEY CONCERNING ANY SHORT TERM VACATION RENTAL AGREEMENTS YOU WISH TO USE. IF YOU OR YOUR AGENT CHOOSE TO USE THIS SAMPLE SHORT TERM VACATION RENTAL AGREEMENT, YOU ARE AGREEING THAT YOU (AND/OR YOUR AGENT) ARE SOLELY LIABLE FOR ANY AND ALL CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING THEREFROM. YOU AGREE IN NO EVENT IS THE CITY LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, ACTIONS OR CLAIMS RELATED TO OR ARISING OUT OF YOU OR YOUR AGENT'S USE OF THIS SAMPLE SHORT TERM VACATION RENTAL AGREEMENT.